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Hexcel Corp (HXL) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Hexcel Corp (HXL) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Hexcel Corp is a composites company. It develops, manufactures and markets composites, including carbon fibers, reinforcements, honeycomb, adhesives and composite structures, for use in Commercial Aerospace, Space and Defense, and Industrial markets. Hexcel Corp has a market cap of $5.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $69.66 with a P/E ratio of 22.42 and P/S ratio of 2.81. The dividend yield of Hexcel Corp stocks is 0.82%. Hexcel Corp had annual average EBITDA growth of 14.10% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Hexcel Corp the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.


For the last quarter Hexcel Corp reported a revenue of $561.0 million, compared with the revenue of $511.7 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $2.2 billion, an increase of 10.9% from last year. For the last five years Hexcel Corp had an average revenue growth rate of 4.6% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $3.11 for the year, an increase of 0.6% from previous year. Over the last five years Hexcel Corp had an EPS growth rate of 11.6% a year. The Hexcel Corp had a decent operating margin of 16.96%, compared with the operating margin of 17.77% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Hexcel Corp is 16.31%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Hexcel Corp has the cash and cash equivalents of $32.7 million, compared with $60.1 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $947.4 million, compared with $805.6 million in the previous year. Hexcel Corp has a financial strength rank of 6 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $69.66, Hexcel Corp is traded at 35.2% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $51.54. The P/S ratio of the stock is 2.81, while the historical median P/S ratio is 2.10. The intrinsic value of the stock is $71.18 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 10.03% during the past 12 months.

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